A young farmer undertook voluntary agri-environmental commitments to ensure that his land provides a sufficient habitat for overwintering migratory birds and other plants and animals.
Projects & Practice
A technical assistance funded project to promote cooperation and networking between stakeholders for effective water management.
Genetic resources in animal husbandry: important actions for the local community and the environment to promote traditional, extensive livestock farming and the protection of biodiversity.
Offering support to maintain and possibly increase populations of specific rare breeds under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 of Ireland.
A cooperative of apple producers set up a joint effort among its members to control the codling moth, a major pest, by means of sexual confusion.
Using RDP support to implement a sustainable model of agriculture that combines the production of high quality products and environmental protection. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Environment & Climate Action' category.
Using RDP support to turn a farm into a nature reserve; contributing to tackling biodiversity loss.
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
Granting a premium to support viticulture on steep slopes and terraced vineyards as a high-quality farming practice
A bottom-up project that mobilised the inhabitants of a small town to create their own development plan.